If it were up to fans, LSU football players would take home $220,000 a year

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) celebrates a touchdown against Oklahoma during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

College sports fans believe that, on average, NCAA football players should receive a yearly salary of $170,815—if the Supreme Court’s landmark decision earlier this year hadn’t categorically ruled out salaries for college athletes. However, LSU fans polled thought the salaries should be even higher, at $219,778.


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